Kumpula Botanical Garden

The Kumpula Botanical Garden is one of Helsinki’s best kept secrets. The premises seem smaller from the outside than they actually are. Once inside, you will find that its collections include domestic species and exotic plants from around the world. There is a nice little café on the grounds. A manor house has stood onContinue reading “Kumpula Botanical Garden”

Tallinn Is Not Helsinki

I know this blog is about Helsinki, but it would be silly not to mention Tallinn. It’s a Helsinki thing. Several ferries crisscross between the two cities. Some are more luxurious than others, but even the scruffier ones have food, drinks and entertainment. If you need a break from your fellow passengers, you can reserveContinue reading “Tallinn Is Not Helsinki”

Welcome to Another Helsinki Blog!

Welcome to the blog! It’s dedicated to the things we like in and about Helsinki. Everything here is completely subjective and biased: if we (the writers) like it or think it particularly pleasant, we will write about it. If we don’t like something or think it’s merely OK, we will probably not write about it.Continue reading “Welcome to Another Helsinki Blog!”